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The Newsletter of the Friends of the Manx Diabetes Centre

Caarjyn Laare Chingys-Shugyr Vannin
Registered as a charity in the Isle of Man. Charity registration number 894
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All monies from whatever source received by the Group shall be exclusively spent on the Isle of Man, in the furtherance of the well-being of the diabetic patient
and to facilitate the work of their medical carers.

*Dr Blackman Resigns from the Manx Diabetes Centre*

The Friends of the Manx Diabetes Centre present their first major piece of equipment to the Manx Diabetes Centre at Noble's


10 people found to have high blood glucose
ONE was sent to the A&E at Noble's for immediate and urgent treatment
TWO were sent to the Emergency GP Service
38% tested overweight or obese and 38.3% tested with high blood pressure

Dr Khan awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians

New laws for the disabled come into force in the UK on October 1 st.


In this Issue


  • Dr Blackman resigns from the Manx Diabetes Centre.
  • The birthday that raised £1,700 in lieu of presents.
  • Another disaster at the blood testing day in Douglas .
  • Dr Khan awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians.
  • Congratulations to the new Minister for Health and Social Security.
  • A Wedding to remember.
  • The obesity debate, thanks to Manx Radio and Mr Roger Watterson.
  • Countdown to disability day in the UK
  • My spell in chequer tolled me sew.
  • Soemthnig ncie.
  • Diabetes Alert.
  • An A.B.C. of Dietetics by Mrs Dorothy Metaxas.
  • Do you know what your wife really means.
  • We need helpers
  • The Southern Agricultural Show
  • The budding journalist John Collins
  • Membership
  • Mannin Quilters
  • Stickers
  • Collecting Boxes
  • Painting evening
  • Contributions to the Newsletter




Dr Blackman resigns from
the Manx Diabetes Centre at Noble's

A bad day for all diabetics on the Isle of Man was the resignation of Dr Alison Blackman from her post as Hospital Practitioner in Diabetes at the Manx Diabetes Centre.

Dr Alison Blackman
Founder of the Manx Diabetes Centre




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